William Altfield

  • Division: County Civil
  • Section: CC 02
  • Court Location: Dade County Courthouse
  • Address: 73 West Flagler ST Miami, FL 33130
  • Phone: (305) 349-7127
  • Room: DCC 524
  • Judicial Assistant: Ortega, Barbara

County Judge: County Civil Division

  • Bachelors of Fine Arts, University of Miami, 1982
  • JD, University of Florida, 1986
  • Admitted to Florida Bar, 1987
  • Assistant State Attorney with Miami-Dade Attorney's Office
  • County Court Judge, 2011 - Present
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Motion Calendar

Type: Closed

Notice Before Hearing: 5 Calendar Days

Files at Hearing: Electronic

Monday9:30 AM106/02/1912/18/19
Tuesday9:30 AM106/02/1912/18/19
Wednesday9:30 AM106/02/1912/18/19

Motion Calendar Information

Type: Closed

Motion Calendar in Division 02 are held in Chambers 524 every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

Credit Card/Collection Matters will be heard on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - as SPECIAL SETS (15 MIN) - NOT ON MOTION CALENDAR

Landlord/Tenant Matters will be heard on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. - as SPECIAL SETS (15 MIN) - NOT ON MOTION CALENDAR

All other Motions may be heard on Motion Calendar except for Motions in Limine, Summary Judgments, Fee Hearings, Motions to Continue Jury Trial and Evidentiary Hearings.


The Notice of Hearing MUST indicate the name of the person the hearing was coordinated with.

Motion Calendar Procedures:

In order for your matter to be added to Judge Altfield's Motion Calendar, the Notice of Hearing and Motion(s) MUST:

1) Be filed with the Clerk.

2) Submit Notice of Hearing on e-Courtesy under MOTION CALENDAR tab.

* Your Notice of Hearing will NOT be calendared unless it contains the following:

a. Date the Motion was filed with the Clerk.

b. Name of the person the Notice was coordinated with - (When setting multiple discovery Motions, the Notice of Hearing MUST specify the discovery Motions and the date each were filed).

3) Courtesy copies, including supporting documents, if any, MUST be submitted via e-Courtesy as well under MOTION CALENDAR tab AT LEAST 7 DAYS PRIOR TO THE HEARING or the matter will NOT be heard.

Motion Length: If your Motion is over 20 Pages (including exhibits), please deliver a courtesy copy to Chambers also at least 7 days prior to hearing.

Responses: Parties wishing to submit a response to a matter set on Motion Calendar must be sure to file said response with the Clerk and SUBMIT via e-Courtesy under MOTION CALENDAR tab prior to the hearing date.

Motion to Continue Trial: Motions to Continue Trial will NOT be heard on Motion Calendar but rather addressed at Calendar Call. Please DO NOT schedule on Motion Calendar as they will NOT be heard.

Motion for Reconsideration/Rehearing: Motions for Reconsideration/Rehearing MUST first be filed with the clerk's office and a copy faxed to chambers at 305-349-6387, before setting on calendar. Please DO NOT schedule on Motion Calendar as they will not be heard.

Proposal for Settlement: These Motions may be unilaterally set so long as the opposing party is given 7 days notice.

E-Filing: E-Filing is NOT the same as e-Courtesy. Matters that are E-Filed will NOT automatically upload to Judge Altfield's Motion Calendar. E-Filing is for documents to be filed with the Clerk's office electronically, and  e-Courtesy is used to submit courtesy copies to Chambers electronically.

Telephonic Appearances: To appear telephonically, please submit a Proposed Order (under PROPOSED ORDER tab) via e-Courtesy.

Cancellations: Counsel for the party who placed a matter on the Motion Calendar MUST file a Notice of Cancellation with the Clerk and fax a copy to Chambers at 305-349-6387.

Making Calendar: In order to verify if your case made the Motion Calendar, please visit the Clerk of Courts website at:


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